A Toasty Christmas: Episode 412

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A Toasty Christmas: Episode 412

Dec 24, 2015
Guests: Anthony Ashley, Erica Pridey, Codi Watson, Dr. Joe Wheeler and Karl Benzio, M.D.

[40:32] - 

What makes Christmas meaningful, plus Dr. Joe Wheeler reads us a Christmas story, and a psychiatrist distinguishes between spiritual attacks and depression.

Featured Musical Guest: Laura Story

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EPISODE SEGMENTS

Fireside Chat

Community|Roundtable
Guests: Anthony Ashley, Erica Pridey and Codi Watson

[20:34] - 

Christmas is finally here! If there's one word which hopefully evokes a sleighful of warm memories and meaningful truths, it's "Christmas." This week's roundtable panelists have fun swapping their best ideas for keeping Christmas focused, reverent, Christ-centered and fun.

Fireside Story

Family|Culture
Guests: Dr. Joe Wheeler

[12:25] - 

Wouldn't you love to hear a heartfelt Christmas story read just to you? Dr. Joe Wheeler, one of America's leading story anthologizers, does just that with his rendition of "The Belated Christmas Train" from Christmas in My Heart, Volume 24. Grab a hot beverage, sit before a fire (real or virtual), plug in the earbuds, and enjoy!

Fiery Darts or Depression

Guests: Karl Benzio, M.D.

[4:48] - 

How can you tell if you're experiencing depression or the fiery darts of spiritual attack? Are they the same? If they're different, how so? Dr. Karl Benzio, psychiatrist and longtime member of Focus on the Family's Physicians Resource Council, addresses this common concern.